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- Chris Adams
Arizona, United States of America (the)33.240309, -111.841216 View on map
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I made my first dive in 1991 when making my first open water dives in Lake Chelan, in Washington, while getting OW certified with my mom and two brothers. My step dad was a rescue diver for the sheriff’s department, so he naturally got us involved in diving.
My “before 40 bucket list” included getting my Master Scuba Diver certification, which I accomplished. During the last dive of the rescue course, a new diver, after finding out I was getting my MSD certification asked, “So, what’s next?” Without missing a beat, Scott Taylor, Course Director (MI at the time), who was working with both me and the new diver, chimed in with, “He’s going to be a pro.” I’d never really given it thought, but here I am. I am now a PADI Course Director, teaching through Love To Scuba and Dive Pro Now (in association with No Limits Scuba) in Chandler, Arizona.
While I love diving, dry suit, sidemount, and wreck diving tops the list!